Fordham University Joins Growing List Of Colleges Going SAT, ACT Optional For AdmissionsAnother university in our area recently joined a growing number of institutions now making standardized testing optional for admission.
Colleges Accused Of Buying Student Information Just To Boost Their Own Admission Rankings“They’re selling the data for 47 cents a name,” Leonie Haimson of the Parent Coalition for Student Privacy said.
College Admissions Scandal Prompts New Rules, Crackdown On CheatingIn the wake of the college admissions scandal, there are new college admission rules to make sure every student has a fair chance at being accepted.
High School Students Set To Take Revised And Revamped SATIt was early to bed Friday night and a good healthy breakfast for high school students nationwide, who will be taking a retooled SAT.
College Board Won't Count Section Of SAT After Printing GlitchThe booklets indicated students were allowed 25 minutes on a section of the 10-part test, but they were told by proctors they only had 20 minutes.
A Redesigned SAT Will Debut In Spring 2016The College Board, who administers the SAT, announced earlier this year they are giving the exam a major overhaul and cite eight specific changes.
Students Look Forward To Revamped SAT With More Focus On 'Real-World' ProblemsReal-world problems, more “focused” topics, and the elimination of “obscure vocabulary” are among the features of the revamped SAT for college admissions, which will be rolled out in 2016.
New SAT: Essay Optional, No Extra Penalties For Wrong AnswersThe exam will continue to test reading, writing and math skills, with an emphasis on analysis. Scoring will be on a 1,600-point scale, with a separate score for the optional essay.
Parents, Students In Brooklyn Unhappy After SAT Re-TestHigh school students from Brooklyn were forced to re-take their SATs on Saturday. Unhappy students told CBS 2's Dick Brennan that a testing problem during their first test was the cause of Saturday's re-test at the Packer Collegiate Institute.
Nearly 200 Brooklyn Students To Retake SAT After Scores InvalidatedStudents from nearly 50 schools took the exam on May 5 at the Packer Collegiate Institute in Brooklyn Heights.